The state lawmaker from Philadelphia pointed to poor conditions at Cassidy Elementary to illustrate inequity.
The SRC told District officials to put one together that would let elected officials know what is actually needed
The report from EdBuild found that an absence of state guidance results in little relationship between tax burden and ability to pay. Proposed legislation would eliminate property taxes altogether, but would not solve the inequity problem.
The plaintiffs urged the justices to intervene, saying the current system has led to large inequities. Attorneys for the state contend that school funding is "political" and that the judiciary has no role.
The justices will be asked to determine whether they should intervene. Gov. Wolf says no.